dresser etymology

French word dresser comes from Proto-Indo-European *rek-, Malayalam *directiō

Detailed word origin of dresser

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*rek- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*directiō Malayalam (mal)
dirigere Latin (lat)
*dīrectiāre Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
drescer Old French (fro)
dresser French (fra) (reflexive) to stand. (transitive) to erect, put up. (transitive) to lift, raise. (transitive) to pitch (a tent). (transitive) to set, lay out. (transitive) to tame (lion etc), break in (horse), to train (an animal).

Words with the same origin as dresser

Descendants of *directiō
adressage adressage implicite adressage indirect adresser dressoir maladroit redresser sous-adressage